Writing Learning Assistant

Contact Information
Shirley Brabham
1615 E. 13th Ave.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 8:00am
Services for Student Athletes
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 

The Writing Learning Assistant will provide individual and group support to students in the areas of writing, grammar, and composition. This individual is part of an advising and tutoring coordination team that will further develop and administer the activities of the Services for Student Athletes’ program. 

The Writing Learning Assistant will be required to handle the following duties: 

  • Tutor select students in all areas related to writing and composition; 
  • Assist with daily oversight and staffing of SSA Writing Lab;
  • Work closely with SSA Advisors and Learning Specialists to create comprehensive academic support plans for select students;
  • Provide guidance and feedback to tutors working within SSA Writing Lab;
  • Prepare daily reports regarding attendance and productivity of assigned students;
  • Communicate with SSA Staff regarding any issues or concerns
  • Assist with other projects as deemed necessary;

Graduate students pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree are eligible to apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preference given to applicants demonstrating:

  • Specialization in Education, English, Journalism, and Comparative Literature preferred
  • Knowledge of UO Services for Student Athletes Office and Programs.
  • Superior oral/written communication skills and public speaking experience.
  • Prior experience tutoring and/or teaching English and/or Writing. Especially in Writing 121, 122, and 123.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience working with people from a wide variety of educational and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with a variety of UO faculty, as well as departments for tutoring/advising purposes. 
Application Procedure: 

Application Process:  Submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications for this position, relevant work experience, education background, and career goals.  Also, please include a resume and two letters of recommendations.  

Submit Materials to:  

Shirley Brabham, Tutor Coordinator/Office Manager

Services for Student Athletes

1615 E. 13th Ave.

Eugene, OR  97403

Email:  shirleyb@uoregon.edu


Questions regarding this position can be directed to Shirley Brabham at shirleyb@uoregon.edu 541-346-1144. 

Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.

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